Gçina Mhlophe

Has been writing and performing on stage and screen for the past 24 years. She has written many children’s books as well as adult-audience poetry, short stories and plays. Her writings are published all over the world and translated into German, French, Italian, Swahili and Japanese. Her work is used extensively in schools and universities. […]

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Sindiwe Magona

Award-winning storyteller, motivational speaker, actor, Xhosa teacher and translator, Sindiwe Magona received the Molteno Medal (Gold) for her contribution to isiXhosa language and culture; the Premio Grinzane Terre D’Ontranto for writing books that reflect social concerns; the Literary Lifetime Award for her contribution to South African Arts; the White Ribbon Award for her latest novel,

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Lesley Beake

Has written over eighty books and edited hundreds more while working as a commissioning editor with several major educational publishers. Many of her books are for the challenging age group 12-16 although she has written books for children of all ages from pre-school onwards. Some have been translated into languages as diverse as Swedish and

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